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Offline Boydcm

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Help I cant answer this question regarding Mass and weight
« on: August 30, 2007, 11:44:35 PM »
I need help with this problem: AN ASTRONAUT HAS A MASS OF 50 KG ON EARTH. WHAT IS HER MASS AND WEIGHT ON THE MOON( GRAVITY IS 1/6 THAT OF EARTH)? WHAT IS HER MASS AND WEIGHT IN ZERO GRAVITY?


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Re: Help I cant answer this question regarding Mass and weight
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2007, 01:47:36 AM »
The astronaut has a weight of 81.67 N on the moon (W=mg, g=9.8/6), and is weightless in zero gravity.  The mass is constant.  

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